The Spider-man spin-off movie Morbius has been delayed until January 21, 2022. The film, which stars Jared Leto, was set to arrive on October 8 this year, having already been pushed twice, from releases in July 2020 and March 2021.
Morbius is one of several movies that Sony has delayed. The video game adaptation Uncharted will now arrive in February 2022, with Ghostbusters: Afterlife shifting to November 2021. The studio also pushed Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway and Cinderella to June and July 2021 respectively.
The movie is based on the Marvel comic book Morbius: The Living Vampire, and stars Leto as a biologist with a rare blood disease, who gains the powers of a vampire when he performs an experiment involving vampire bat DNA. It also stars Matt Smith (Doctor Who), Adria Arjona (Good Omens), Jared Harris (The Terror), and Tyrese Gibson (the Fast & Furious series). The film is directed by Daniel Espinosa (Life, Safe House).